People love knowing that the food they’re eating is good for their health, and sneaking in Malunggay on a piece of bread is also favorable for parents who want to feed their children nutritious vegetable without them noticing. If you’re interested in establishing your own Malunggay Pandesal bakery you may continue reading to learn more what you need and the nature of this type of business.
What is Pandesal?
Pandesal is one of Filipino’s signature breakfast food, its usually taken as a replacement of rice in the morning. It’s affordable and filling enough to jumpstart your day, and as this product was developed further, Malunggay Pandesal was born. The simple bread is now infused with Malunggay boosting its nutritional value and flavor.
The Health Benefits of Malunggay
Malunggay is one of the many common vegetables thriving on Philippine’s land. It’s low maintenance and grows easily on the country’s weather which makes it accessible to cultivate the necessary ingredients for your bakery.
Its outstanding nutritional benefits overwhelm the Vitamin C found in oranges, Vitamin A in carrots and the potassium in bananas.
Tools and Equipment you’ll need for a Malunggay Pandesal Business
The following are some of the basic tools and equipment you’ll need to start a Malunggay Pandesal bakery shop.
Measuring cups and spoons
Other miscellaneous items depending on needs
The number of items, brand, and size shall affect the total amount cost of your initial investment on equipment.
Factors to consider before opening a Malunggay Pandesal Business
Evaluating your goal
Evaluate your goal and reason if why you chose this business. You must understand the responsibilities and risks involved with venturing to this business before proceeding further.
Taking a baking class
If you’re already knowledgeable with baking, then, you may skip this step; However, for those with little background regarding baking, consider attending a baking class to better understand the procedure, fundamentals of baking and the necessities to operate a fully functioning bakery.
Scouting the prospect location
Survey your prospect location to see if Malunggay Pandesal is a product that would be welcome by the community surrounding the location of your bakery site.
Getting in-touch with the local government
Visit the local authorities and inquire about the required documents and the procedure to legalized your business.
Look for suppliers that would suit your budget, and the quality of ingredients you're looking for. Avoid having a limited number of potential suppliers. Try to talk to other people and compare their products to see what suits your needs the most.
Try asking entrepreneurs if starting big or small is better, and you’ll usually hear that starting small and gradually expanding the business is better than starting big. Specifically, if you’re starting a business from scratch and relatively new on how to handle this line of work, burdening yourself with a large scale business might lead to failure.
While selling products with affordable price tags to attract customers; It’s not wise to distribute them to the point of not earning enough income to sustain yourself and the business. Sacrificing quality to produce affordable goods is also not recommended. Find the middle ground where you can meet the act of producing quality food but also reasonably price.
Government agencies you need to visit to register your business:
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
Trunkline: (+632) 751.0384
Address: Trade & Industry Building 361 Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City Metro Manila, Philippines 1200
Security and Exchange Commision (SEC)
Telephone No.: (+632) 818-0923
Fax No.: (+632) 818-5293
Trunk line: 818-0921
Address: Secretariat Building, PICC Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, 1307
Local Municipalities and Baranggay
Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
Trunkline: 9817000 ; 9297676
Address: BIR National Office Bldg., BIR Road, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines